This requirement applies to appointments in the Medical Sciences Division with fixed hours working patterns where the department code maps to one of the following HEFCE cost centres (see PACS organisation structure):
101 Clinical medicine;
104 Psychology & Behavioural Sciences;
106 Anatomy & physiology;
107 Pharmacy & Pharmacology;
127 Anthropology & development studies;
131 Social work & social policy
and where PeopleXD ‘Sub Category’ is either: AC – Academic (teaching and research), AP – Research Staff, AR – Research Fellow, AT – Teaching Support. See Staff Classification Guide.
Note that although some non-medical clinical staff require an NHS UDF, most nurses, midwives, physios and some clinical psychologists do not have a PeopleXD Sub Category of AC, AP, AR or AT. For these contracts the NHS UDF is not required.